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ITB Berlin 2012 Concludes with Sultanate's Participation.

Berlin, Mar 11 (ONA)--- Deliberations of 46 Session of ITB Berlin 2012 (World's Leading Travel Trade Show), started on March 7th, concluded in Berlin today with the participation of 10644 exhibitors from 187 countries, among them, the Sultanate represented by the Tourism Ministry. The Sultanate's delegation was headed by Maitha bint Saif al- Mahrouqiyah, Undersecretary of the Tourism Ministry. The Sultanate participated in a stand that contained 32 establishments and organization from Omani tourism sector, in addition to another stand for Oman Air. The Sultanate's stand contained touristic information centres pertaining to the Tourism Ministry, TV monitors for presenting touristic promotional films, information counter for distributing promotional publications, in addition to Omani hospitality corner and offices of organization and establishments representing Omani touristic sector. The Sultanate's and Oman Air's stands witnessed heavy attendance due to hearty welcome and hospitality, in addition to historical exhibited articles and Omani customs worn by Omani youth participating in the Sultanate's stand. Visitors were keen on tasting Omani Halwa and Arabic coffee. ITB Berlin 2012 is a driving force in the travel industry. In addition, the world's largest tourism convention Market Trends & Innovations provide unique opportunities to benefit from the leading think tank of the global tourism industry. All levels of the value added chain are present: Tour operators, booking engines, destinations, airlines and hotels right through to car rental companies. ITB Berlin enjoys worldwide media recognition and offers comprehensive support for all marketing questions exhibitors might have. The show was visited by more than 170,000 peoples. -----Ends /MN/FS

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Date:Mar 11, 2012
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